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KNAACK® Storage Boxes Work Hard on “This Old House”

Crystal Lake, IL – October 3, 2012 – Knaack LLC, maker of professional-grade jobsite storage boxes is lending a helping hand on the production of the long-running PBS home improvement series, This Old House. The series’ co-host and general contractor, Tom Silva, requested KNAACK® jobsite storage boxes for use on two This Old House projects under construction for the show’s 2012-2013 season.

One of the current construction projects has Tom Silva and the This Old House crew working in tight quarters to renovate a 19th-century home in historic Cambridge, MA, just outside Boston. With no space for the show’s typical complement of tool and equipment trailers, the series looked to Knaack LLC for jobsite storage chests, cabinets, and field stations that offered both super strength and portability. With key performance attributes like tamper-resistant locks, heavy duty steel construction, and a large selection of styles and sizes, KNAACK® storage boxes are the preferred choice of top pros featured on This Old House.

Knaack LLC supplied a total of five storage boxes for use at the Cambridge house – with episodes beginning to air in October, 2012, and at another renovation project in Essex, MA which begin airing in early 2013. Tom Silva specified the KNAACK® models that would best suit their needs at both projects, including model 91 STORAGEMASTER® Chest with ramp; model 112 JOBMASTER® Cabinet with drawers; model 1020 MONSTER BOX® Cabinet; model 111 JOBMASTER® Cabinet; and the model 119-01 Field Station, which works like a command station and offers over 120 cubic feet of storage. With its thicker steel construction, vault-style hinges, a locking storage hatch, and the WATCHMAN® V lock system, the Field Station can hold everything that’s needed daily, but can lock up for secure overnight storage.

KNAACK® tool storage options offer unequalled portability, even on busy and crowded construction sites like those seen on the #1-rated home improvement series. With optional accessories like lift-out tote trays and heavy duty casters, KNAACK® jobsite storage equipment makes it easy to move tools and supplies right where they’re needed. All KNAACK® storage boxes feature 4-way skid access for ease of moving with a forklift. Even extra-heavy loads of tools and equipment can be lifted safely using the recently introduced CE and OSHA-certified crane lift accessory kits, specifically engineered for KNAACK® storage equipment.

Web cam images showing progress on both the Cambridge house and Essex house projects can viewed on the This Old House website. For more information about the KNAACK® jobsite storage boxes featured on the show, view the full color catalog (pdf download).

About KNAACK LLC
Knaack LLC manufactures and markets a complete line of WEATHER GUARD® truck and van equipment, including drawer units, shelving and cabinets, and racks for full size and compact pickups, vans and utility vehicles, as well as KNAACK® jobsite storage equipment, including storage chests, work stations, rolling work benches and hand tool boxes. For more information, visit www.knaack.com and www.weatherguard.com.

ABOUT WERNER CO.
Werner Co. is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of ladders, climbing equipment, ladder accessories and fall protection products under Werner, Green Bull, Keller and other licensed brands. Werner is North America’s #1 brand in ladders and has built a reputation of excellence in safety for professionals and consumers. Backed by over 60 years of product innovation, Werner ladders are recognized for their durability and quality. All Werner ladders meet or exceed applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) codes and standards for strength and structural integrity. Werner is headquartered in Greenville, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.wernerco.com.

For more information, please contact Knaack LLC, 420 E. Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Toll Free Phone: 800-456-7865. Web: www.Knaack.com, www.WeatherGuard.com. For media inquiries, please contact Heather Hawes at heather@ModernMarketingPartners.com.

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